After a rough election night, late-arriving absentee ballots give Democrats a key win.
Conventional wisdom says Republicans—who are currently trailing in the count—will hold an advantage in those ballots, but will it be enough? Can we look back to past elections for answers? Or are elections shifting?
Republicans already announced a 21-member majority. One of those members lost his lead in today’s vote tally.
Did Obama’s endorsement matter? Democrats take the lead in key races. Republicans get serious about a write-in. And other takeaways from the 30-day reports.
The final rundown of legislative race previews in this week’s series.
The Senate Rules Committee rejected an amendment to call loss of Alaska Native languages an “emergency” after changing it to “urgent need.”
Senate President Pete Kelly, the sponsor of the contraceptive study bill, faced tough questioning by the House Finance Committee.
The study would look at the effectiveness of providing long-term contraceptives to women suffering from substance abuse.
Senate Democrats wanted to tell the feds to respect Alaska’s marijuana vote. Republicans gave them a watered down resolution that sides with the feds.
Kelly’s said “no” to taxes, but his political opponents say his stance will eventually mean no PFD, either.